post weaning insomnia

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Bellatrix
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post weaning insomnia

Post by Bellatrix » Sat Feb 28, 2015 1:36 am

has anyone else had insomnia post weaning? is it a thing? ever since i weaned I am lying awake all night feeling like I've had 6 coffees :roll:
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Re: post weaning insomnia

Post by JMc » Wed Mar 04, 2015 3:23 am

I found that I would fall asleep feeding, so once I weaned I had nothing to help me go to sleep. Or return to sleep if I woke up. I wouldn't bag called it insomnia, but definitely difficulty getting to sleep.
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Re: post weaning insomnia

Post by PellyintheWilderness » Wed Mar 04, 2015 12:00 pm

I had something similar when DS 2&3 stopped sleeping in our bed. I think your body getting used to dealing with routine demands, and needs to be reprogrammed when things change!
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